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FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AASHTO Spring Meeting Transportation Economics and Logistics MAY 30, 2014 | LOUISVILLE KY
Florida is a Crossroads of North/South & East/West Trade 3. 9% 15. 2% 19. 9% 1. 0% 59. 6% 0. 5% Source: Enterprise Florida, Inc. , 2012
Changing Industry Composition Global Trade & Logistics Manufacturing Agriculture Emerging Technologies Construction Agriculture Construction Tourism Florida’s OLD Economy Source: Florida Department of Economic Opportunity Finance & Professional Services Health Care & Life Sciences Tourism Defense & Homeland Security Future—Targeted Clusters and Industries
FMTP: Next Steps
Freight and the Economy Florida …. . 3 rd largest Logistics and Distribution in the Nation 5 th number of Logistics and Distribution jobs Component Owner/Operator Facilities State Highways State of Florida 12, 076 centerline miles; 6, 661 bridges Local Roads Local governments 109, 683 centerline miles; 5, 326 bridges Public Transit Local agencies/ SFRTA 29 urban fixed-route transit agencies 6 rural fixed-route transit agencies Rail Private sector* 2, 786 railway miles Seaports Local agencies Waterways Federal & state governments Aviation Local agencies Spaceports Special District 15 seaports, 7 with cruises “Gateways” 3, 475 miles of intracoastal & inland routes 19 commercial airports 110 public general aviation 650 private general aviation 2 spaceports; 5 active launch facilities
Office of Freight Logistics and Passenger Operations State Freight and Logistics Administrator Juan Flores Rail and Motor Carrier Operations Office Fred Wise Aviation and Spaceports Aaron Smith Seaport and Waterways Meredith Dahlrose Transit Office Ed Coven
Freight Mobility and Trade Plan Florida House Bill 599 (2012) requires the Florida Department of Transportation to develop the Freight Mobility and Trade Plan. § Goals of the Plan: – Increasing the flow of domestic and international trade through the state's seaports and airports – Increasing the development of intermodal logistic centers in the state – Increasing the development of manufacturing industries in the state – Increasing the implementation of CNG, LNG, and propane energy policies that reduce transportation costs for businesses and residents
Florida’s Strategic Intermodal System § Strategic: made up of facilities and services of statewide and interregional significance. § Intermodal: Contains all forms of transportation for moving both people and goods. § System: Integrates individual facilities, services, forms of transportation and linkages into a single, integrated transportation network. Designated & Emerging SIS: – – – – 17 commercial service airports 2 spaceports 11 deepwater seaports over 2, 100 miles of rail corridors over 2, 200 miles of waterways 35 passenger terminals seven rail freight terminals over 4, 300 miles of highways.
Florida Freight Network Florida Freight Project Definition 11 Florida Freight Network Prioritization Criteria Process Florida Freight Needs
Strategic Intermodal System (SIS) Adopted Work Program § $1. 2 Billion in SIS Modal Funds – $702 Million State Managed – $515 Million Matching Funds § Funding by Mode – – – Aviation - $343. 7 Million Space - $23. 5 Million Rail- $321. 2 Million Seaport - $413. 9 Million Transit - $101. 6 Million Intermodal - $13 Million
State of Florida: Unprecedented Seaport Infrastructure Support § Since 2011, the state has invested more than $640 million in Florida’s deepwater ports. § September 2013: Gov. Scott announced a $150 million investment in critical Florida port projects § October 2013: Gov. Scott announced plans for an additional $35 million in Florida port projects.
Intermodal Funding: ILC Infrastructure Support Program § “Skin in the Game” – FDOT Investment of $5 Million – $42 Million of Private Sector Contribution – Creation of and est. 1, 213 Total Florida Jobs § 50/50 match is required.
Metropolitan Planning Organization Advisory Council (MPOAC): Local Partnerships § 26 MPO/TPOs in Florida § MPOAC Freight Committee § 4 (and soon more) regional freight plans
Building Value: District Freight Coordinators § 2012 to present: Existing District staff with added responsibilities § 2014 and future: Existing District staff plus new District staff focused on freight and logistics § District Freight Coordinator Positions – Full Time Responsibilities: • Primary contact for District in coordinating matters for freight activity and act as a resource for freight issues with other governmental organizations and the private sector. • Assists in collaborating on a statewide multimodal freight mobility program o Including Highway planning, seaports, spaceports and rail. • Assists in facilitating public-private, state-local and state-federal freight transportation investment decisions.
Implementation: Education & Training FDOT Trade and Logistics Academy § Freight and Logistics education and training to allow for efficient work progression and well-developed processes. § The pilot program launched in June 2013 § 22 FDOT students representing all District offices around the state, as well as a range of offices from planning and design to finance and operations.
Florida Logistics Portal § Freight Data and Information § Freight Facilities § Interactive Mapping/Location Services § Transportation Jobs Portal § FDOTs Freight Plan Information § Provider Directory § ILC Information § County Level Freight Profiles Freight. Moves. Florida. com
Juan Flores Juan. [email protected] state. fl. us 850 -414 -5244 FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION AASHTO Spring Meeting MAY 30, 2014 | LOUISVILLE KY www. Freight. Moves. Florida. com